Sport Garcia's ghost goal: In another duel with Liverpool, Chelsea lost in the Champions League semi-finals with a disputed goal from Luis Garcia. “It was a goal that came from the moon,” said Mourinho, who never acknowledged the goal in the future

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United could be without Anderson for two months

Manchester United's preparations for renewing combat in Europe were hit yesterday by news that they may be without Anderson for two months because of cartilage damage sustained by the Brazilian.

Kranjcar swoops after Gordon gaffe revives Spurs

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Tottenham suffer Luka Modric injury blow

Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric will be out for around two weeks after having his appendix removed.

Two down, 10 men, 13 minutes in: Spurs killed by awful start

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Bale winner extends perfect Christmas for Spurs

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Heurelho Gomes insists Tottenham are still in the Premier League title hunt after their 1-1 draw with champions Chelsea. But the Spurs goalkeeper admitted they must start keeping clean sheets if they are to maintain their challenge.

Gomes believes Spurs are in title race

Heurelho Gomes insists Tottenham are still in the Barclays Premier League title hunt after their 1-1 draw with champions Chelsea.

'Southern softies' Spurs show their hard centre

These are exciting times for Tottenham Hotspur, eyeing up the few clubs ahead of them in the Premier League and qualifying for the Champions' League knockout stage as group winners with the highest number of goals scored. The wider question, due to be posed again at 4pm today, is whether undoubted potential can be translated into solid achievement. Are Spurs a flash Harry in the pan, or something more durable?

Tottenham urged to believe they can end 50-year title drought

Harry Redknapp was in bed with flu yesterday but the message to his Tottenham Hotspur players has been clear: winning a first title in 50 years would lead to an era competing at the top of the Premier League, just as it did for tomorrow's opponents.

Gallas: 'Magic' Redknapp the reason for our success

The Tottenham defender William Gallas has described Harry Redknapp's effect on his career as "magical" after five days in which the former Arsenal man has captained Spurs to victory at the Emirates and also at home to Werder Bremen to seal qualification for the Champions League knockout stages.

Bale finally errs, but Spurs make no mistake to reach the last 16

Tottenham Hotspur 3 Werder Bremen 0

James Lawton: Redknapp leaves a calling card for the title

There was no better time, in no better season, for Harry Redknapp to make his speech about Spurs having nothing to lose but their chains at the Emirates Stadium.

Wilshere receives caution for brawl (and that's before north London derby)

There was mixed news for Arsenal and their teenage tyro Jack Wilshere. The young midfielder was passed fit to play in today's north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur after recovering from the back strain which kept him out of England's midweek defeat to France. He also received a police caution for his part in a late-night street brawl earlier this season.

Arsene Wenger urges respect for William Gallas

Arsene Wenger hopes Arsenal fans show William Gallas the respect he deserves should their former captain face his old club tomorrow - but defended the decision to strip the controversial Frenchman of the armband.

William Gallas deserves praise from Arsenal fans says Harry Redknapp

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp today questioned the logic of any Arsenal fan aiming abuse at William Gallas in tomorrow's north London derby.

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